January 3, 2011

Jewish groups have mixed feelings on highest-ranking Jew in Congress

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WASHINGTON (RNS) When Virginia Republican Eric Cantor becomes House Majority Leader this week, he will become the highest-ranking Jewish member of Congress in history. And for many Jewish advocacy groups in Washington, it’s a mixed blessing. Cantor is a wonky yet telegenic lawyer from the Richmond suburbs who keeps a kosher home with his accomplished […]

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